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Wainwright, Cardinals romp to 18-3 win over Braves

ST. LOUIS – Adam Wainwright worked six dominant innings in his first start since early June, and Albert Pujols had three hits and three RBIs in the St. Louis Cardinals’ 18-3 victory over the sagging Atlanta Braves on Friday night.

Wainwright, who had been sidelined with a sprained middle finger on his right hand, added a career-high three hits and an RBI to an offense that set season bests for runs and hits (26)